2022 Mazda MX-30 EV has a 100-mile range, starts at $34,645

More details have finally been released on the 2022 Mazda MX-30 EV, the Japanese brand’s first battery-electric vehicle in the United States. The most important one is the range and it appears the subcompact crossover will get an EPA rating of 100 miles per charge. That’s on the low end of the spectrum along with […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Mazda MX-30 PHEV with rotary range extender on hold: Report

The Mazda MX-30 PHEV with a rotary engine as its range extender appears to have been delayed. According to a new report from Automotive News, the company has put its signature engine on the hold and doesn’t know when it will release it. Originally part of a multi-pronged electrification approach, the rotary engine was going […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Next generation Mazda MX-5 Miata is getting electrified: Report

The Mazda MX-5 Miata remains one of the most iconic sports cars today and it appears it will get electrification in the future. Citing a report from Japanese outlet Kuruma-news, Motor1 notes that Mazda discussed the future of its iconic roadster. Their source also notes that during Mazda’s recent announcement of its electrification strategy, reporters […]

by Stefan Ogbac
The series hybrid may just be the way to get consumers to embrace electrification

For most consumers, a battery-electric vehicle isn’t the most viable solution, especially if you don’t have a charger at home. Between range anxiety and the perceived inconvenience of charging, the majority of the U.S. population doesn’t see it as a feasible option just yet. But what if I told you that there’s a potential middle […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Mazda will launch 13 electrified vehicles globally by 2025

Mazda has announced its revised electrification strategy as part of its Sustainable Zoom-Zoom 2030 plan, which itself is a component of the brand’s goal to become carbon neutral by 2050. This new initiative will see the continued development of internal combustion engines alongside the introduction of electrified powertrains, enabling Mazda to offer varying degrees of […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Ford and Mazda’s future electrified offerings take aim at the Subaru Outback and its dominance

It’s no secret that many automakers want to replicate Subaru’s success with the Outback. No other wagon sells in higher numbers and because it’s tall, rugged, and practical, it appeals to so many consumers. That includes enthusiasts, many of which turn their Outback’s into rugged outdoor utility vehicles to go just about anywhere they please. […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2022 Mazda MX-30 with rotary extender confirmed for the United States — at least the California part

Mazda’s first electrified vehicle, the MX-30, will finally come to the United States. First introduced at the 2019 Tokyo auto show, the MX-30 has been on sale in Europe and Japan for some time now in all-electric or hybrid flavors. Powering the Mazda MX-30 is an electric motor with 144 hp and 200 lb-ft of […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Mazda’s future product lineup to have varying levels of electrification: Report

Mazda’s future product lineup will determine whether the Japanese company can finally get its business back in order. According to a new report from Nikkei Asia, Mazda’s future product will be crucial to the automaker staying afloat. Starting 2022, vehicles that are part of the “large product” lineup will start rolling out on the new […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Mazda MX-30 to come to the U.S. with a rotary range extender: Report

It’s been some time since Mazda showed off the MX-30 in production form. Now on sale in other global markets as an electric vehicle, the MX-30 is finally coming to the U.S. according to a recent interview with Jeff Guyton, Mazda North America’s president. Guyton revealed to The Detroit Bureau that the MX-30 won’t come […]

by Stefan Ogbac